Doing it with Style
Students examine the HTML tags for text styles: bold, italic and typewriter. They apply these types of text styles in an HTML document and view the changes that appear in their web browser.
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Practice with Preventing Plagiarism
"Is it plagiarism? Why or why not?" A two-part instructional activity provides writers with an opportunity to practice preventing plagiarism. Part One presents five scenarios and participants must decide if the situation represents...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Now that You Have Them, What Do You Do With Class Rules?
Establishing classroom rules within the first two weeks of school is important. But what do you do with the rules after they've been created, and how can you establish them so that they have a lasting effect all year long? Use an...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Coping With Stress Research Project
To learn more about the current medical and psychological studies on stress, seventh graders conduct individual or group research and discuss what they found in a series of evaluation questions. They then decide whether they would use...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Engage your pupils in a seres of journalism activities. For this journalism lesson plan, learners practice with AP style, analyze an article, practice writing leads, work with organizing information, and take a stab at writing headlines....
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Does It Matter Who Has Your Data?
Ever notice that, just after looking at an item online, that item shows up in an advertisement along the side of another webpage? That's because many companies track online data and use it to create targeted advertisements. Introduce...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Exploring Career Decisions: Understanding Personality and Learning Style
How does one even begin to decide which career is the right one? You could start by thinking about what type of learner you are! Here, kids will find definitions and examples of eight different learning styles. They can discuss each one...
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Math is Functional
Just let the technology do it. Pupils develop a spreadsheet to graph linear equations. By creating an input/output table, learners are able to create a scatter plot and connect the points to graph a line. Scholars use textbook equations...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed